DIMENSIONS

Unfolded Diameter
(does not include Props)
1325 mm
Folded Diameter
(does not include Props)
660 mm
Height to base of Toad In The Hole (TITH) 263 mm

POWERPLANT

Number of Motors 8
Motor Type Direct Drive 3-Phase PMAC Outrunner
Motor Model Freefly F45
Motor Continuous Power Output 350 W
Motor Instantaneous Peak Power 950 W
Motor Instantaneous Peak Power 6300 RPM
Equivalent Kv 384
Electronic Speed Controller Freefly Silent-Drive Sine Wave ESC

PROPELLERS

Make and Model Freefly ALTA Propeller
Material Carbon fiber with balsa core
Propeller Orientation (4) CW and (4) CCW Props
Propeller Type 18 x 6 Folding

BATTERY

Nominal Battery Voltage 6S / 22.2V
Maximum Battery Size 240 x 180 x 80 mm
Maximum Battery Quantity 2 Battery Packs (Parallel)
Minimum Battery Quantity 2 Battery Packs (Parallel)
Battery Connectors 2x EC5 (Parallel)
Required Minimum Battery Discharge Rating 250A / 500A Peak

WEIGHT

Maximum Gross for Takeoff *1 18.1 kg (40.0 lbs)
Maximum Useful Load *2 12.0 kg (26.4 lbs)
Maximum Payload *3 9.1 kg (20.0 lbs)
Typical Standard Empty Weight 6.2 kg (13.6 lbs)

SPECIFIC LOADINGS

Typical Specific Power *4 145 W/kg
Thrust Ratio at Max Takeoff Weight *1 1.85 : 1

FLIGHT CONTROLLER

Model Name Freefly Synapse Flight Controller
Flight Modes Manual
Height Hold
Position Mode
Return-To-Home
Auto-land
Supported Inputs DSMX, DSM2, S.Bus, S.Bus 2, PPM, FPV SD
Supported Radios Futaba S.Bus & S.Bus 2
DSMX, DSM2 (Spektrum/JR)
PPM, PPM Invert, PPM Graupner
Supported Radio Controller Telemetry Systems Futaba w/ built-in voltage sense port
Minimum Radio Controller Channels Required >5
Supported GNSS GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
Supported SBAS QZSS, WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS
First-Person View System Video Formats NTSC, PAL
Supported First-Person View Transmitters Skyzone
BOSCAM
Immersion RC
Fatshark
First-Person View OSD Telemetry Ready Made RC
First-Person View OSD Telemetry User Configurable
Installed Transceivers Wi-Fi
Data Logging Rate 25 Hz

LIGHTING AND INDICATION

Status Light 1-Watt Red, 1-Watt White LED
Orientation Lights 3-Watt RGB LED
Orientation Light Color Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, White

ISOLATION SYSTEM

VIBRATION ISOLATION SYSTEM Silicone O-Rings

ISOLATION SYSTEM OPTIONS

1.Soft / Light Payloads Red O-Rings
2.Medium / Mid Payloads Teal O-Rings
3.Stiff / Heavy Payloads Black O-Rings

PAYLOAD MOUNTING

Mounting Locations Bottom and Top Mount
Mounting System Freefly Toad In The Hole (TITH) Quick Release
FPV Camera Mount Between booms 8 & 1
FPV Transmitter Mount Boom 2

POWERPLANT LIMITATIONS

Maximum RPM 6300 RPM
Maximum Battery Voltage 25.2 Volts
Maximum Average Battery Voltage 19.2 Volts

ENVIRONMENTAL LIMITATIONS

Do not fly ALTA 8 in temperatures exceeding 45°C (113°F) or below -20°C(-4°F) *5

FLIGHT CONTROLLER LIMITS

Maximum Pitch/Roll Angle 45°
Maximum Yaw Rate 150° / second

 

*1.At sea level, standard conditions.
*2.Top and bottom mount. Includes batteries.
*3.Payload weight top or bottom mount. Battery weight not included and mounted on opposite side from payload in typical configurations.
*4.At maximum takeoff weight, sea level, standard conditions.
*5.Must additionally observe battery temperature ratings.
 
 

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